Tag: Clear the clutter

Relationship with Inbox is Redirected Anger

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The love/hate relationship that you may feel towards your email inbox appears to be a case of redirected anger. You can’t gain control over it so you get mad (at it and possibly at yourself).  The damn inbox seems to represent that you  may never truly succeed and it taunts you by continuously filling up […]

Organizing – the summer edition

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This is a link to our summer edition of the Organized Lifestyle Magazine (OLM) which is a compilation of our ‘cool connections’, links and resources for each area of your life: home, office, time management and for you personally! The Organized Lifestyle Magazine – Being organized and freeing your mind to do the things you […]

Organize Your Debt 101

Being financially overwhelmed can have side affects such as: insomnia, eczema, irritability and dry mouth. And, I’m almost positive there is medical research to support my findings. Did you know that getting organized places 10th in the Top Ten New Years Resolutions and getting finances organized is included in that category? Here are the kAos […]

Common Residential Organizing Challenges and Solutions

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Areas that challenge us can remain in disarray much longer than we’d like. Sometimes a little collaborative thinking is all you need to jump-start the process.  Bathroom Challenge Lack of storage Poor use of existing storage Solution Review stock Dispose of old PX (recycle at your neighborhood drug store) Recycle bottles, jars, shampoos, or lotions […]

Questions about getting organized? Call in today (Wednesday Nov 27th at 2pm EST)

Today – Wednesday Nov 27th call us on In the Know with your questions about organizing. The host of In the Know is Julia Suppa juliasuppa  The number to call in is: 1-877-222-5310 In a recent study by Environics Canada, 40% felt their home office was less than organized while 58% felt that their clothes […]

Enjoy a Fresh Style in Your Closet this Season

As we get our kids set for school and psych ourselves up for another fall season, there’s no better time than now for a closet make-over. So, before you head out on a shopping trip for new clothes check out what you ‘need’. If you’ve already shopped (because really, who hasn’t :)) still consider following […]

Closet 101: Tips for Making Over Your Closet

It was so much fun writing this article originally for Rubbermaid Configurations Canada and now it’s your check list to get your daily dressing groove back on! Is your closet cluttered? Do you have multiple items of clothing on hangers? Can you find the shoes you want right away? Do you know where all of […]

Kitchen organzing can be priceless

Industry experts say that a well renovated kitchen can increase the resale value of a home by 20% – 25%. But, if you aren’t selling your home any time soon you might want to consider organizing and optimizing your kitchen to best suit your immediate needs. Organizing inside the cupboards, pantry, fridge and freezer can […]

Tweaking your entrance

Getting organized is a very personal thing. What feels out-of-place, disorganized or cluttered to one person may go completely unnoticed by another. The most important point is to identify exactly what feels out-of-place or cluttered and work on that one area specifically. Often times, individuals come home and throw down the keys, the mail, drop […]

Organizing Papers – Horizonal versus Vertical…you’re both right!

I totally understand that paper in your home can get totally out of control. And really there are only two options to whip it into shape – Vertically  (generally hanging file systems) or horizontally (often referred to as piles or stacks). Neither is right or wrong as long as it works for you and you enjoy […]

Time Tips – You can be effective in spite of ADHD characteristics

I recently had the pleasure (and let me be honest – the honor) of being on a panel with Harold Taylor – Canada’s Time Management expert. Here is a great post by him – scroll down to see how you can subscribe to his newsletters. You can be effective in spite of ADHD characteristics By […]